Saturday, August 18, 2018

Zimbabwean opposition claims soldiers hunting its supporters for detention

Zimbabwean opposition claims soldiers hunting its supporters for detention Spokesman Nkululeko Sibanda claimed many people have gone into hiding following violence sparked by the election result. Opposition party supporters arrested during a raid...

Generals from rival Koreas end talks with no agreement

Generals from rival Koreas end talks with no agreement It is the second such high-level military contact since the two countries’ leaders held a landmark summit in April. North Korean Lt Gen An...

Dollar sends yuan, Aussie dollar lower on fears of US tariff threats

Dollar sends yuan, Aussie dollar lower on fears of US tariff threats (stock picture) The dollar strengthened on Wednesday, sending the Chinese yuan towards recent lows and pressuring the Australian dollar on fears...

European economy slows amid global trade war fears

European economy slows amid global trade war fears Growth eased to 0.3%, down from 0.4% in the first quarter. There are fears of a global trade war over the policies pursued by US...

PTSB shares surge on its loan sale

PTSB shares surge on its loan sale Permanent TSB. Photo: Collins Shares in Permanent TSB closed up a massive 9.375pc at €2.10 yesterday, after the bank confirmed its long-planned sale of more than...

Japan plans to take the pain out of Monday morning blues

Japan plans to take the pain out of Monday morning blues Shining Monday is part of a broader plan to encourage companies to cut down on employees’ overtime and get them out...

Strategy will help to progress greenways

Strategy will help to progress greenways Strategy is 'positive news' for Wicklow and Blessington projects Blessington Greenway The newly-launched Greenway Strategy could have great benefits for greenways around the Garden County. The strategy aims to...

Child physical abuse could stay online despite Facebook exposé

Child physical abuse could stay online despite Facebook exposé Stock photo: Reuters Facebook is considering allowing content showing child physical abuse to remain online for a "specified period" following controversy over its content...

Varadkar: No convincing evidence of land bubble problem

Varadkar: No convincing evidence of land bubble problem The Taoiseach acknowledged there was a significant amount of derelict land not being made available for development. Leo Varadkar denies that Ireland has a property...

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FF's Willie O'Dea breaks ranks with party to propose €5 pension hike as battle for the grey vote heats up Fianna Fáil TD Willie O'Dea. Photo: Tom Burke PENSIONERS could be in line...

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€1K ‘Granny Grant’ proposed for grandparents who help with childcare in...

€1K 'Granny Grant' proposed for grandparents who help with childcare in Budget talks Independent Alliance demands payment in Budget negotiations (Stock photo)Transport Minister Shane Ross wants...

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